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meagre

adjective UK (US meager)     /ˈmiː.ɡər/ US  /-ɡɚ/
(of amounts or numbers) very small or not enough: a meagre salary The prisoners existed on a meagre diet.Scarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
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